Back in 1995 founder, Toby Tanser, was training athletics in Kenya. Lost on foot in the Mara he discovered true charity and support from the Kenyan people. Leaving Kenya (shoeless) he was arrested as a vagrant, upon arriving in Sweden (in the snow). He discovered others too wished to help and give shoes.
One act lead to another; teams were formed, races were held.
Please lace up your shoes and make change in Africa by running in any race to support us.
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Shoe4Africa Hospital Project:
Yes, we are running our way to build the hospital! Please get involved and sponsor one of our runners who will be changing lives by stepping forward to run this year's ING New York City Marathon.
Hey, if you are running a race, cycling, wheeling, pushing, or walking, why not join our team.